Kokanee Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E. of Slocan River, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°50'00''N, 117°00'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82F/14
Related Maps: 82F/10
82F/11
82F/14
82F/15
82K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 March 1961 on 82K/3.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

"The jagged ridge visible from Nelson away up the lake to the northeast is Ko-ko-nee, the meaning of which we are sorry to say, we are ignorant." (Nelson newpaper, The Miner, 15 June 1895). See Kokanee Creek.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office